Last year we shared a collection of the goofiest Facebook photos by Denver TV personalities. But there's been plenty of social-media silliness since then, with assorted anchors, reporters and weather forecasters from 9News, 7News, CBS4 and Fox31/CW2 proving that serious journalism can't get in the w ... More >>
As longtime Coloradans know, the day after a storm is often as challenging from a driving perspective, if not more so, than when the snow is actually falling, because some people insist on believing that everything is back to normal even when road conditions are still deceptively crappy. With that i ... More >>
What qualifies as a blown forecast? Last month, no local weather pros foresaw a snowpacalypse for March 12 -- and when one developed, 9News staffers pelted good sport Marty Coniglio with snowballs. Cut to the past few days, when prognosticators predicted that morning rush would look like the graphic ... More >>
Yesterday, we posted about attacks by Facebook post and snowball on 9News forecaster Marty Coniglio after he (and most of his peers at other stations) blew the forecast for the Monday/Tuesday snowstorm. One reader didn't pile on, arguing that such unexpected events are actually one of the best parts ... More >>
How was your commute yesterday morning? Would you describe it as, say, a Biblical nightmare? A drive measured in hours rather than the usual minutes? If so, you're not alone. The vast majority of people driving to work in the metro area were trapped in massive traffic jams due to an overnight blast ... More >>
After last year's listeria scare that wrongly targeted cantaloupes from Rocky Ford, the now trademarkedRocky Ford Cantaloupe™ is making a comeback. That's largely due to the efforts of the Rocky Ford Growers Association, which banded together to adopt new safety procedures, build a state-of-the-a ... More >>
Like all modern TV stations, 9News is extremely dependent on up-to-date technology. What to do if it fails? That's what happened during the 10 p.m. newscast on Monday night, when the crew was forced to move from a 21st century broadcasting approach to one more akin to the early days of telev ... More >>
In 1992, Westword published its ninth Best of Denver issue, a celebration of the city that saluted everything from Best Last Stand (the Denver Zephyrs, about to be supplanted by the Colorado Rockies) to Best Bail Bondsman (Duane Chapman, before he became known as “Dog”) to Best — and Sometimes ... More >>
This week's Message column focuses upon local TV forecasters, who've been berated by plenty of viewers simply for delivering updates about our current rash of inclement weather without looking suicidal. Channel 9's Marty Coniglio (pictured) has gotten similar reactions over the past several months, ... More >>
The cold truth about forecasting
Despite advances in forecasting technology, predicting the weather is often a crapshoot.
Marty Coniglio, Channel 7
Marty Coniglio, Channel 7
Radio Disney: Tune in and turn on.
KMGH's general manager gives viewers a piece of her mind.
A look at who's up and who's down.